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Definition of Roman

  • Of or pertaining to Rome, or the Roman people; like or characteristic of Rome, the Roman people, or things done by Romans; as, Roman fortitude; a Roman aqueduct; Roman art.
  • Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion; professing that religion.
  • Upright; erect; -- said of the letters or kind of type ordinarily used, as distinguished from Italic characters.
  • Expressed in letters, not in figures, as I., IV., i., iv., etc.; -- said of numerals, as distinguished from the Arabic numerals, 1, 4, etc.
  • A native, or permanent resident, of Rome; a citizen of Rome, or one upon whom certain rights and privileges of a Roman citizen were conferred.
  • Roman type, letters, or print, collectively; -- in distinction from Italics.
  • a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
  • a resident of modern Rome
  • an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
  • of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome)
  • relating to or characteristic of people of Rome
  • of or relating to or supporting Romanism
  • characteristic of the modern type that most directly represents the type used in ancient Roman inscriptions

How to use roman in a sentence. Roman pronunciation.

Or, if it be, 'tis but a venial one, as all the Devout Doctors of the _Roman-Church_, (nay, and the _Pope_ himself) assures us: And therefore Madam, to deal freely with you, I have long since declar'd my self a _Roman Catholick_, for that Religion allowes us the most Pleasure while we live, and promises us Heaven when we die.
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But there are nevertheless laws which protect the Roman citizen from criminals and impudent seducers.
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Phoebicius was right; neither Petrus nor Dorothea had it in their power to protect her against him, a Roman citizen.
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Phoebicius did not doubt that the woman who had joined the caravan-which he himself had seen yesterday-was his fugitive wife, and he knew that his delay might have reduced his earnest wish to overtake her and punish her to the remotest probability; but he was a Roman soldier, and would rather have laid violent hands on himself than have left his post without a deputy.
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The Roman Catholic notion that this "sinner" was Mary the sister of Lazarus is almost equally groundless (see Douay Bible, head-note to Matthew xxvi, and the foot-note references to Luke vii, 37, found in most Catholic Bibles).
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An admirable description of a typical Russian conversation is given by Turgenev, in "Virgin Soil":- "Like the first flakes of snow, swiftly whirling, crossing and recrossing in the still mild air of autumn, words began flying, tumbling, jostling against one another in the heated atmosphere of Golushkin's dining-room-words of all sorts-progress, government, literature; the taxation question, the church question, the Roman question, the law-court question; classicism, realism, nihilism, communism; international, clerical, liberal, capital; administration, organisation, association, and even crystallisation!
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The novel "Sanin" is perhaps the boldest, but it is only one of many attacks that are now being made on Christianity as a system of morals; as was the case with the Greeks and Romans, scepticism in morals follows hard on scepticism in religion.
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WONDERFUL CONVERSION OF A ROMAN CATHOLIC.
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Does she not deign to cast to us, as of yore the Roman Senate cast to the suburban plebeians, our food for the day-bread and vaudevilles-'panem et circenses'.
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Her beautiful pale face-her large eyes upturned to heaven, like those that artists give to the pure victims kneeling in the Roman circus-seemed to ask God whether He really had any consolation for such torture.
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Part of the shoulders had been supplied by the other, though less precious, metal, and the Roman and Imperial ornaments had unaccountably been succeeded by the less classic, though more picturesque, decorations of Gothic armour.
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While some nations have considered it profanation or pollution to nourish themselves with flesh or solace themselves with fish, while almost every member of the animal creation has in turn been considered either sacred or unclean, mankind, in all climes and in all countries, the Hindoo and the Hebrew, the Egyptian and the Greek, the Roman and the Frank, have, in some degree, made good their boastful claim to reason, by universally feeding upon those delightful productions of Nature which are nourished with the dews of heaven, and which live for ever in its breath.
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I can imagine nothing more shameful than the life of a man who continues his administrations after he has ceased to believe in them, especially a Catholic priest, so precise and explicit are the Roman Sacraments.
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Placing the Roman collar upon the top, and, stepping from stone to stone, he stood on the last one as on a pedestal, tall and gray in the moonlight-buttocks hard as a faun's, and dimpled like a faun's when he draws himself up before plunging after a nymph.
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This apparently pointed exception was natural enough, since from a political standpoint the new colony was regarded as a valuable guard for the Protestant English Colonies on the north, against the Indians and Roman Catholic colonists to the south, who had been keeping the border settlers in a continual state of uneasiness, even in times of nominal peace.
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In 46 B. C. the Roman Calendar had gained two months on the actual seasons, and a more accurate calculation resulted in the adoption of the so-called "Julian Calendar" (prepared at the request of Julius Caesar), the two missing months being inserted between November and December in that "year of confusion".
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As apothecaries, we make new mixtures every day, pour out of one vessel into another; and as those old Romans robbed all cities of the world to set out their bad-cited Rome, we skim off the cream of other men’s wits, pick the choice flowers of their tilled gardens, to set out our own sterile plots.
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My brother found a caterpillar that had different-colored cross-bands on it, like a Roman sash.
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It appears also that the Roman laws did anciently punish those with death who had run away; for Ammianus Marcellinus says that the Emperor Julian commanded ten of his soldiers, who had turned their backs in an encounter against the Parthians, to be first degraded, and afterward put to death, according, says he, to the ancient laws,-[Ammianus Marcellinus, xxiv.
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To obey more upon the account of understanding than of subjection, is to corrupt the office of command -[Taken from Aulus Gellius, i. 13.]-; insomuch that P. Crassus, the same whom the Romans reputed five times happy, at the time when he was consul in Asia, having sent to a Greek engineer to cause the greater of two masts of ships that he had taken notice of at Athens to be brought to him, to be employed about some engine of battery he had a design to make; the other, presuming upon his own science and sufficiency in those affairs, thought fit to do otherwise than directed, and to bring the less, which, according to the rules of art, was really more proper for the use to which it was designed; but Crassus, though he gave ear to his reasons with great patience, would not, however, take them, how sound or convincing soever, for current pay, but caused him to be well whipped for his pains, valuing the interest of discipline much more than that of the work in hand.
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Examples of Roman

Example #1
And having thus given you an Account both of my Calling and Religion; I come now to Perform my promise, in giving you the History of my Life.
Example #2
Calling; And whilst he liv'd, he gave me all that Education that the most Wealthy Citizens bestow upon their Daughters, he keeping me at Board at _Hackney-School_.
Example #3
You were always a great deal too much in the house over there, and you have exchanged your games with the little screaming beggars for one with the grownup child, the rose-thrower-the fop, who, for your sake, and not to be recognized, covers up his purple coat with a sheepskin!
Example #4
Do you think, you can teach me anything about lovesick night- wanderers and women?
Example #5
If she could not contrive to help her self she was a prisoner, and without air, light, and freedom she could not live.
Example #6
He who is punished more severely than he deserves, easily overlooks his own fault in his feeling of the judge's injustice.